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his results are not a reflection on president obama, this is around 30 minutes. >> well, good morning, this is not quite the good morning that i hoped it would be. but you can't revel in the good without accepting the bad. it was a disappointing night last night, and i would offer a few comments about it. first, predeeds, jodie wagner and steve shannon, have my greatest affection, and i believe they have public service, and i feel confident because i know where their hearts are. and second, give congratulations where they are due, bob mcdonald and his campaign, it's important to acknowledge that and just congratulate them for how they did. i had a good conversation a few minutes ago with bob. he and i chatted about the transition, which is important, it happens quickly. and at a time when the economy and other issues are tough, it may be more important. and bob and i started that discussion this morning. the transition from our end will be lead my by able chief of staff. and with the encourage of others, and our goal is to make the transition as smooth as possible. wayne has reached o
palestinian/american ties aed on the improve his own personal relationship with both bush and later with obama. this was seen as affecting american position by the palestinians and the settlements and the skurnt current demand f settlement freeze and how palestinians were precip katd with t -- precip kated with the public attitude for the intervention and the intervention process. until recently, we were told that the public is becoming a lot more welcoming and a lot more optimistic about the u.s. intervention and a lot more optimistic about the outcome of a u.s. intervention, and in fact n our surveys we found that one-third of those who opposed the permanent settlement with israel because of the terms of the settlement, would change their minds and support it if it was predicated on a strong u.s. intervention, obama intervention to force both israelis and palestinians to implement it. that is a significant achievement. that is a factor when you change about one-third of the population, that is about 15% of all of the palestinians, and by the way, not all of the israelis are happy with this a
many of president obama's own pledges and promises he made right here on this floor, like when he said if you make less than $250,000 a year you won't pay any new taxes, and i quote, not a dime. in this bill there's over $20 billion of taxes, new taxes, just on people who have no insurance. the president have said multiple times if you like what you have you can keep it. unfortunately, this bill fails the president's promise because it allows the health care czar to take away your insurance even if you like it. it's so bad that even when we brought our amendment that says all members of congress have to abide by this bill, they actually refused a vote on this amendment. we need to defeat this legislation and do real reform. i yield back. the speaker pro tempore: the chair would announce that the gentleman from texas has 11 1/2 minutes remaining. the gentleman from california 6 1/4. mr. waxman: mr. speaker, i yield one minute to a member of our committee, the gentlelady from ohio, betty sutton. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized for one minute. ms. sutton: mr. speake
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